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American Theater

George III becomes King of England (dies 1820)

Rousseau publishes the Social Contract

Catherine II, The Great becomes ruler of Russia. (dies 1796)

28 April - Battle of Ste. Foy

8 July - Battle at Restigouche

European Theater

23 June - Battle of Landeshut (Silesia), Poland

10 July - Battle of Corbach (Kassel, Hesse), Germany

15 July - Battle of Emsdorff (Homberg an der Ohm, Hesse), Germany

31 July - Battle of Warburg (Nordrhein-Westfalen), Germany

15 August - Battle of Liegnitz (Silesia), Poland

9-12 October - Russian Occupation of Berlin, Germany

3 November - Battle of Torgau (Sachsen-Anhalt), Germany


American Theater

10 June - Indians attack Colonel James Grant's force near Fort Prince George but they were driven off.

19 November - Treaty of Charleston between the Cherokee's and the Colonists is concluded.

European Theater

15-16 July - Battle of Villinghausen

16 July - Battle of Kirch-Denkern (Breslau, Silesia), Poland

20 August - 25 September - Camp at Bunzelwitz (Schweidnitz, Silesia), Poland

1 October - Austrian Capture of Schweidnitz (Silesia), Poland

16 December - Russian Capture of Kolberg (Pomerania), Poland


American Theater

European Theater

16 March - Armistice of Stargard (Pomerania), Poland

5 May - Peace Treaty of St. Petersburg, between Russia and Prussia

24 June - Battle of Wilhelmstahl (Kassel, Hesse), Germany

21 July - Battle of Burkersdorf (Silesia), Poland

16 August - Battle of Reichenbach (Silesia), Poland

6 October - Battle of Manila between Kingdom of Great Britain and Spain, which resulted in the British occupation of Manila for the rest of the war.

9 October - Prussian Capture of Schweidnitz (Silesia), Poland

29 October - Battle of Freiberg (Saxony), Germany

31 October - Prussian Capture of Kassel (Hesse), Germany


American Theater

The Seven Years war ends with the Treaties of Paris and Hubertusburg.

Pontiac's Rebellion

European Theater

10 February - Peace Treaty of Paris, between France and England

15 February - Peace Treaty of Hubertusburg, between Austria and Prussia